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Year

1999

Character

Buddy Kane

Summary

Lester (Kevin Spacey) and Carolyn Burnham (Annette Bening) are on the outside, a perfect husband and wife, in a perfect house, in a perfect neighborhood. But inside, Lester is slipping deeper and deeper into a hopeless depression. He finally snaps when he becomes infatuated with one of his daughters friends. Meanwhile, his daughter Jane (Thora Birch) is developing a happy friendship with a shy boy-next-door named Ricky (Wes Bentley) who lives with a homophobic father. Carolyn, meanwhile has an affair with Buddy Kane (Peter Gallagher) the Real Estate King

Director

Sam Mendes

Writers

Alan Ball

Cast

Kevin Spacey

Lester Burnham

Annette Bening

Carolyn Burnham

Thora Birch

Jane Burnham

Wes Bentley

Ricky Fitts

Mena Suvari

Angela Hayes

Alison Janney

Barbara Fitts

Chris Cooper

Colonel Frank Fitts

Official Site

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Photos

American Beauty Photo Gallery

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